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experience in 2012 with representatives from google, microsoft, and twitter. other topics include a voter i.d. laws and some of the long lines in georgia by voters. it will go on all day on c-span 3. the center for american progress is hosting this discussion on education, at innovation, and the economy. it should get started in just a moment. >> good morning. i and the president of the center for american progress. we are excited to host this event with harvard university and google. today's topic is innovation and education. we cannot get any better speakers for today's events. as washington is focused on the fiscal cliff and other issues are around the budget and long- term fiscal discipline, one may wonder why we're having an event on education. we are doing it because these issues are inextricably linked. insurers the united states is maintaining its edge in the global economy. america is role is central to that competitiveness. that has not just happened by happenstance. it has been the work led by the private sector but decisions that have been critical to that success. we look at th
mark. she runs google's washington office. she's always been on the cutting edge of things that really matter. let me start off by saying i do not think there is an anti- innovation caucus. i do not think there is anybody who is opposed to innovation. it is a little bit like apple pie or rg3. let me ask you all to describe what we really mean by innovation. what are the two or three priorities we ought to really be talking about? glenn? >> let's start on that side. >> i thought you'd start on that side. >> i go to my right first. >> there are three types of innovation. this is from the business perspective, our world. one is scientific innovation that allows the second innovation which is the technology innovation, to take the underlying discovery and commercialize its, turning it into a product that can be used for consumer customers. what is equally important is how you can then take a discovery, it turned into a technology, and you can deliver it in a way that allows you to build a business that gets you a margin that can support the business. basic science innovation, technology in
, and former congresswoman and portugal vice-president, susan molinari. - google vice-president, susan molinari. from the american enterprise institute, join us live, 5:30 p.m. eastern also here on c- span. president obama troubles monday to an auto plant in michigan to merge congress to extend tax breaks for 998% of americans.
, google's vice president, hosted by the center for american progress. it's about an hour. >> susan, as always. that's a really tough act to follow. >> for sure. >> i am delighted to be here. tell you one quick story. i did a column one time in which i referred to her as the sugar ray robinson policy director. for those of you here who are noort boxing fans or don't remember sugar ray rob join, about 99% of the audience, he was pound for pound the greatest boxer in the history of the game. sugar ray robinson policy record, when i see her i say high sugar. >> i was wondering why you say that. >> one of my younger reporters overheard this one time and said to a colleague, god, is he old. it's a different generation, isn't it? i'm sorry. sugar. >> i'm glad you explained that. >> you were worried, too. it's terrific to be here. what a great panel. glenn hutchins is the founder of silver lake. he has been probably -- there's been no private equity guy who has invested in as much in technology and innovation. his -- he is a tremendous asset to drew fast at harvard. as a great advisor and
divergence in the amount of communication. what cable does and what facebook and google do is being more like this and like this. but they come from a variety of different places. we have a secure, trusted, expensive relationships with the consumer. we take your money. when you are at the point of sales -- i am the guy who asks you to spend your money today. i come into your home, literally. physically, a guy comes to your home to install the thing. i have a relationship with you that depends on a really a high degree of trust, that you find that subscription worth paying for every month. i have to protect your comfort with that relationship to a much greater idea -- a greater degree than some of the tech companies have to. it is very transactional on the internet. at one point, the internet had a lot more experimentation with subscription-based models. when you have a subscription, you of a trusting relationship with the consumer. the internet for the most part has blown past that. we do not have rss feed demi moore. most of it is who lands here for what purpose? i get paid if you push the c
with google and harvard for a day that i hope will stimulate people and remind them of the importance of the investments. thank you. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president obama travels to michigan today. he will be speaking to autoworkers in a plant outside detroit about extending the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the president met with john boehner at the white house to discuss a deal to avoid the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to kick in at the beginning of next year. we will have live coverage of the prison in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. -- the president in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. at 5:30 p.m. eastern, how u.s. debt, economic growth, and baby boomers retiring could lead to political and economic change. also, the u.s. senate meets today to continue debate on extending insurance on higher deposit announced. live coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. the house gavels in a tomorrow. we will have live coverage tomorrow a
will hear from a google vice president who served in the u.s. house of representatives in 1990. hosted by the center for american progress, this is 55 minutes. >> that is a really tough act to follow. i am delighted to be here. let me tell you one quick story about our host and one of my favorite people. i did a column one time in which are referred to her as the sugar ray robinson of policy issues. sugar ray robinson was pound for pound the greatest boxers in the history of the game. whenever i see her, i say hi, sugar. one of my younger reporters said to a colleague, she is a different generation. it is a terrific -- it is terrific to be here. he is a tremendous asset. his real claim to fame is he is part owner of the boston celtics. to but the more we will talkjonathan teaches at thehe has written 150 books. i say about pat moynihan that he had written more books than most senators have read. i am dazzled by that. he is also a senior adviser at the center for american progress. he's very interested in the subject. susan, we have to stop meeting like this. we have done more seminars.
in the 1970's and 1980's that we had now we would not have had the googles, or the intels because many of those founders that graduated from the american universities would not be allowed to stay. our bill does a variety of things. but the two most important, one, let's start with the lowest hanging fruit. those graduate degrees masters and p.h.d.'s in science, technology, engineering, and math. and say if you graduate and you have a job awaiting you in america we're going to give you a green card. this should be the most basic of common sense because the remarkable thing these jobs now in a global economy can be anywhere in the world. not only those high-paying, high-skilled jobs themselves but sometimes support jobs. if you are an engineer you can be a computer engineer. part two, we get a few less nods on the second which is to advise what i believe policies. those folks lucky enough to stay in this country in many cases become indentured servants to the companies they work for because their ability to switch jobs or, god for bid, decide they want to be entrepreneurs and they are gr
part in a form on how education and innovation can benefit the us economy. the google vice president also participates. the center for american progress host the line -- live event i'm a tomorrow on c-span. >> this week, crystal wright, editor and publisher of the internet blog site, conservativeblackchick.com. >> crystal wright, why did you call your blog "conservative black chick." >> not a big story behind that. i felt it illustrated who i was. it is literal and fun. i was at a reunion for my all-- alma mater. a good friend of mine said i should just do my own blog. >> when did you start? >> 2009. i started blogging in 2009. i was very frustrated by barack obama's election. he ran as a moderate democrat. to pull people in the red state of virginia turn blue, i said, this is interesting. in january, he began to make his appointments and i began to see the same faces of the clinton administration. i became increasingly frustrated. obamacare is what hit me over the edge. i said, why is this president not focusing on job creation? people do not want universal health care rig
not that familiar with the education act. google is spending a significant amount of money to see we can do better. what the big frustration is what we talk about education but many of the other social problems that we talked about, when you see that there is such a dramatic technological change and we have not done anything to abandon our educational system. we can see is their ways that we can use these ongoing on-line resources to reach kids and get them to think beyond, to do that type was of things to introduce them to worlds beyond our borders. there are opportunities to shake things up and to cut some of the costs by allowing kids to enter world's and realms of the have never been allowed to enter before through technology and we need to spend more time figuring out how we change that paradigm if we know it. particularly for the pre-k through high-school. how can we learn better based on what we know today? >> let me try two more before we open it up to questions. warren buffett says tax rates do not matter as much as a lot of people pretend when it comes to companies and investment and inn
second panel will include -- this is our first attempt at live testimony by, is it google -- fwoogle hangout. i suspect no one has testified by google hangout, a thing i didn't know existed. my thanks to the technical assistants and the policy support of several very capable folks who made this happen. thank you and welcome and we appreciate your repeat testimony before the subcommittee. >> thank you very much, chairman coons and ranking member isakson. on behalf of the national democratic institute, i look forward to the opportunity to address political developments in mali. mali face there's interwoven crises, a humanitarian emergency in the north which affected 450,000 people, political uncertainty in the capital, and a severe food shortage affecting the entire sahara subreregion. if this crisis were allowed to fester, they would have a long-lasting negative impact on mali and west and north africa, particularly countries like niger, mauritania and others which vauvenpo rouse borders. mali's current transition often looks like a three-legged pecktive, buzz of the unclear boundarie
that we had now, we would never have had the googles or intels, because many of those founders i graduated from american universities will not have been allowed to stay. our bill does a variety of things, but the two most important things are one, let's start with the lowest hanging fruit, those not undergraduate degrees but graduate degrees, masters and phd.s, in science, engineering, and math, and say, if you graduate and you had a job in america, we will give you a green card. this should be the most basic of common-sense because the remarkable thing is, these jobs, which can be anywhere in the world, bring with them not only the high paying, high skilled jobs as well, but many times three or four ancillary support jobs. part one. part two, and this is one -- everybody knott's on the first. the second is to revise what i believe very antiquated visa policies, because those folks that have been lucky not to get rid of the summit is to stay in this country in many cases become -- through the visa maze in this country -- many times they are greatly restricted. their ability to go out and s
had intel or google or the host of companies because many of those founders to graduate from american universities would not have been allowed to stay. as terry sullivan mentioned, are billed as a variety of things. the two most important is start with the lowest hanging fruit, those not undergraduate degrees but graduate degrees, master's and ph.d.'s, in science, technology, engineering, and math -- clearly identified 96 disciplines in that category -- and say if you graduate and have a job awaiting you in america, we will give you a green card. dish should be the most basic of common sense. the remarkable thing is these jobs, which now in the global economy can be anywhere in the world, bring with them not only the high paying high skilled jobs, but many times several it is larry support jobs. if your an engineer, you need a lab technician. that is part one. part 2, everybody agrees with the first, but we get a few disagreements sometimes on the second, which is to revise the antiquated visa policies. those folks who have been lucky enough to get through the visa maze to stay in thi
.m. on c-span2. rep 0 google, microsoft, facebook, atwitter hosted by the pew center starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span3. >> the supreme court will look what was passed in 2008 by a majority 6-3, i believe, and they will say that it is precedent. and indiana had a free voter i.d. >> let's talk about the facts. they decided on the indiana case that it was constitutional for them to establish identification. they did not say that all those things were subsequent. >> correct, they talked about indiana. let me finish. umass represented what i said. >> no i did not. >> hold on. >> the supreme court is the law of the land. when i hear these accusations that voter i.d. laws disproportionately affect minorities, it implies to me that we have something missing in our brand. to me, if a white american can get an id to vote and go to the process to follow the law, what are you telling black people? somehow they are not good enough? they are greater than? that's what bothers me about a lot of the rhetoric coming from democrats and laughed. we always have to make special concessions when we do
have looked it up on google 20 months ago, it would have something to do with coal and carbon, but this is about automatic cuts going into place known as sequestration. host: how did this come about? where is it headed? caller: as we recall from last year, there was a crisis over raising the debt ceiling. republicans demanded some cuts from congress. they agreed to $1 trillion in cuts, they handed over $1.50 trillion to the super committee. because they failed to come up with a deal that could be approved by congress and the president, those automatic cuts go into effect, $1.20 trillion over 10 years. the first cut will go into effect on january 2 of 2013. host: how are the defense sequestration cuts being applied? are we sure? guest: we are not exactly sure, but the law says that every program and activity must be cut by the same percentage. there may be some flexibility, but the understanding is that you have to go across the board and cut everything by the same amount, estimated to be about 9.4% in the case of the pentagon. host: what is on the table for the pentagon? guest
mean the ability it find surprises. every month or every year i google a little bit about some show people are talking about that i don't think you could have ever imagined choosing. because say i i want you to choose honey boo-boo or the show with the dark guy or a certain food channel network. i don't think if i had to predetermine that was my preference i would ever pick them. but the ability to stumble on them or hear people talking about them and let me go into an environment and go dabbling around i sort of like honey boo-boo and now i'm watching that. that is a huge part of the american television experience and i think it is sold short when you get to talking about any time, anywhere, now. i do still think a lot of americans love the enjoyment of escaping and passivity and being able to roam around the tv jungle finding things they didn't know were there. >> michael powell on the future of television tonight on "the communicators" on c-span 2. >> this week, crystal wright, editor and publisher of the internet blog site, conservativeblackchick.com. >> crystal wright, why did
can go on google, fined 20 different tracking experiments that people have performed on these machines, and diebold wears its political heart on its sleeve. they contribute hugely to political campaigns. a paper trail for these machines would be an excellent idea to make sure it is not being act, because it has been repeatedly proven that it is embarrassingly easy to hack these machines. that needs to happen. anyway, that is the election reform part of my speech, and i am going to end with another song, that can and i sang when we were at out at the trail. can actually thought until she was about 12 years old, she thought the picture of fdr, on her grandmother's mantelpiece was a grandfather. [laughter] -- her grandfather. her grandmother was such a fervent new-dealer that she inoculated came into liberal politics. ♪ o beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountain majesties above the fruiten plain america1 america! god shed his grace on thee and crown they god -- thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea from sea to shining sea ♪ ♪ thank you. [
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